Talkin' Cloud http://talkincloud.com/rss.xml en 7 Cloud Must-Reads of the Week, Nov. 22 http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/7-cloud-must-reads-week-nov-22 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Every Saturday Talkin' Cloud rounds up the top cloud computing stories of the week for our online community of channel partners. Here's what you might have missed while you were at work. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/7-cloud-must-reads-week-nov-22" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/7-cloud-must-reads-week-nov-22#comments Cloud Computing Sat, 22 Nov 2014 11:00:00 +0000 37691 at http://talkincloud.com Managed Cloud Hosting Company Xtium Appoints David Rode as CEO http://talkincloud.com/managed-cloud-hosting/managed-cloud-hosting-company-xtium-appoints-david-rode-ceo <div class="field-byline"> Dan Kobialka </div> <div class="field-deck"> New CEO has prior experience in field operations, marketing, partner alliances and sales </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Xtium this week added David Rode as its CEO and chairman of its board of directors. Rode — who has experience in field operations, marketing, partner alliances and sales — is expected to lead Xtium's growth strategy.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Aggregated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/managed-cloud-hosting/managed-cloud-hosting-company-xtium-appoints-david-rode-ceo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/managed-cloud-hosting/managed-cloud-hosting-company-xtium-appoints-david-rode-ceo#comments Cloud Companies Managed Cloud Hosting Talkin' Cloud Fri, 21 Nov 2014 21:00:00 +0000 37681 at http://talkincloud.com <p>Xtium CEO David Rode.</p> Friday's Last Word: Skytap CEO Thor Culverhouse http://talkincloud.com/last-word/fridays-last-word-skytap-ceo-thor-culverhouse <div class="node-body gallery-body">Skytap CEO Thor Culverhouse down with Talkin' Cloud to help us understand who he is away from the office. Here are the details. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/last-word/fridays-last-word-skytap-ceo-thor-culverhouse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/last-word/fridays-last-word-skytap-ceo-thor-culverhouse#comments Last Word Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:00:00 +0000 37671 at http://talkincloud.com 5 Cloud Computing Funding Stories You Might Have Missed, Nov. 21 http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-funding-and-finance/5-cloud-computing-funding-stories-you-might-have-missed-nov-21 <div class="field-deck"> Talkin' Cloud compiles this week's list of top cloud funding news stories for readers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Talkin' Cloud has generated a list of this week's top cloud computing financing stories for readers who might have missed the news.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-funding-and-finance/5-cloud-computing-funding-stories-you-might-have-missed-nov-21" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-funding-and-finance/5-cloud-computing-funding-stories-you-might-have-missed-nov-21#comments Cloud Computing Funding and Finance Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:00:00 +0000 37651 at http://talkincloud.com <p>Talkin&#39; Cloud brings together the top cloud computing financing stories of the week for readers.</p> Microsoft Azure Outage: What Went Wrong? http://talkincloud.com/iaas/microsoft-azure-outage-what-went-wrong <div class="field-deck"> The issues caused interruptions across the United States, Europe and in parts of Asia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Microsoft Azure outage that affected customers around the world for up to 11 hours was caused by a cloud storage performance update. Here's what the software giant pointed to as the problem. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/iaas/microsoft-azure-outage-what-went-wrong" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/iaas/microsoft-azure-outage-what-went-wrong#comments Cloud Companies Cloud Computing Cloud Services IaaS Public Cloud Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:00:00 +0000 37621 at http://talkincloud.com <p>Jason Zander, corporate vice president for Microsoft Azure</p> Getting the Meeting: How to Turn Prospects Into Customers http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-business-models/getting-meeting-how-turn-prospects-customers <div class="field-deck"> Try not to ask to a potential customer to a meeting with a cloud-ended question </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Bringing a prospect to the meeting means you're one step closer to the end of the sales process. Knowing how to speak to a potential customer during a cold call can help you get them there. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-business-models/getting-meeting-how-turn-prospects-customers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-business-models/getting-meeting-how-turn-prospects-customers#comments Cloud Computing Business Models Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:00:00 +0000 37641 at http://talkincloud.com <p>(Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)</p> CenturyLink CTO: SDN, NFV to Drive Telco Cloud Opportunity http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services-providers/centurylink-cto-sdn-nfv-drive-telco-cloud-opportunity <div class="field-deck"> Can telecos gain significant buy-in and traction in the ever-growing cloud market? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">CenturyLink's CTO believes software-defined networking and network functions virtualization are critical to the telco cloud opportunity. Here's what channel partners need to know. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services-providers/centurylink-cto-sdn-nfv-drive-telco-cloud-opportunity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services-providers/centurylink-cto-sdn-nfv-drive-telco-cloud-opportunity#comments Cloud Companies Cloud Computing Cloud Markets Cloud Services Cloud Services Providers Public Cloud Telco Hub Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:00:00 +0000 37631 at http://talkincloud.com <p>Jared Wray, CTO of CenturyLink.</p> F-Secure Launches Global Partner Program for MSPs, VARs Selling Cloud-Based Security http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-security/f-secure-launches-global-partner-program-msps-vars-selling-cloud-based-secu <div class="field-deck"> New channel program aims to provide partners with 'healthy, growth-friendly margins' </div> <div class="node-body article-body">F-Secure has launched a new Global Partner Program for its ecosystem of channel partners. The Finland-based company's offerings aim to protect digital content across devices and access points for customers and businesses.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-security/f-secure-launches-global-partner-program-msps-vars-selling-cloud-based-secu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-security/f-secure-launches-global-partner-program-msps-vars-selling-cloud-based-secu#comments Cloud Computing Security Thu, 20 Nov 2014 23:00:00 +0000 37611 at http://talkincloud.com <p>F-Secure Corporate Security VP Pekka Usva.</p> Wearables Plus: A Review of Microsoft Band http://talkincloud.com/lists-research/wearables-plus-review-microsoft-band <div class="field-deck"> Thurrot shares his 'Microsoft Band Field Guide' with wearable technology enthusiasts </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Paul Thurrot, the guy behind Paul Thurrott's Supersite for Windows, brings you regular news and reviews about the latest wearables, gadgets and gear for business professionals. Here's his guide to everything you want to know about Microsoft's new band.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/lists-research/wearables-plus-review-microsoft-band" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/lists-research/wearables-plus-review-microsoft-band#comments Lists & Research Thu, 20 Nov 2014 22:50:00 +0000 37601 at http://talkincloud.com <p>Paul Thurrot, the guy behind Paul Thurrott&#39;s Supersite for Windows.</p> Sophos Unveils Cloud Server Protection Solution http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-security/sophos-unveils-cloud-server-protection-solution <div class="field-byline"> Dan Kobialka </div> <div class="field-deck"> New product is designed to deliver host intrusion, malware and web protection </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sophos has expanded its cloud-managed security portfolio with Cloud Server Protection, a solution that is designed to safeguard servers against cyber threats and data loss. Here are the details.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Aggregated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-security/sophos-unveils-cloud-server-protection-solution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-security/sophos-unveils-cloud-server-protection-solution#comments Cloud Companies Cloud Computing Cloud Computing Security Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:00:00 +0000 37581 at http://talkincloud.com <p>Bill Lucchini, senior vice president and general manager for Sophos Cloud.</p> CodeLathe Unveils Self-Hosted File Sync, Share Solution for MSPs http://talkincloud.com/cloud-companies/codelathe-unveils-self-hosted-file-sync-share-solution-msps <div class="field-deck"> Company plans to increase marketing budget next year to promote new solution to MSPs </div> <div class="node-body article-body">CodeLathe has announced the immediate availability of its new file sync and share solution for MSPs. The new solution aims to enable MSPs to provide file sync and share, and mobile access to their small business and enterprise customers.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-companies/codelathe-unveils-self-hosted-file-sync-share-solution-msps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-companies/codelathe-unveils-self-hosted-file-sync-share-solution-msps#comments Cloud Companies Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:00:00 +0000 37591 at http://talkincloud.com <p>CodeLathe CEO Madhan Kanagavel.</p> Mitel Networks Withdraws Revised Acquisition Proposal for ShoreTel http://talkincloud.com/telco-hub/mitel-networks-withdraws-revised-acquisition-proposal-shoretel <div class="field-deck"> Mitel blames ShorTel's board of directors for having to withdraw its acquisition proposal </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mitel Networks has withdrawn its proposal to acquire all outstanding common shares of ShoreTel. The announcement comes just days after ShoreTel's board of directors unanimously rejected Mitel's revised proposal. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/telco-hub/mitel-networks-withdraws-revised-acquisition-proposal-shoretel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/telco-hub/mitel-networks-withdraws-revised-acquisition-proposal-shoretel#comments Telco Hub Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:00:00 +0000 37571 at http://talkincloud.com <p>Mitel Networks CEO Richard McBee.</p> Cloud Report: Managed Services for Visibility, Control, Security on the Rise http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-research/cloud-report-managed-services-visibility-control-security-rise <div class="field-deck"> Study says Office 365 seems to be winning the cloud-based productivity suite war </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A new report released revealed that managed services for greater visibility, control, quality of service and security of cloud services are on the rise among communication services providers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-research/cloud-report-managed-services-visibility-control-security-rise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-research/cloud-report-managed-services-visibility-control-security-rise#comments Cloud Companies Cloud Computing Cloud Computing Research Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:00:00 +0000 37551 at http://talkincloud.com <p>Report shows that more than 45 percent of communication services providers offer public cloud applications and services to enterprises.</p> Microsoft Azure Suffers Partial Outage Worldwide http://talkincloud.com/iaas/microsoft-azure-suffers-partial-outage-worldwide <div class="field-deck"> Recent outage knocked out customer websites and the entire MSN web portal </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft Azure suffered another outage on Tuesday evening, but the cloud computing platform was reported as being fully functional again by early Wednesday morning. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/iaas/microsoft-azure-suffers-partial-outage-worldwide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/iaas/microsoft-azure-suffers-partial-outage-worldwide#comments Cloud Companies Cloud Computing Cloud Services IaaS Public Cloud Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:00:00 +0000 37541 at http://talkincloud.com <p>Microsoft Azure suffers another outage.</p> CipherCloud Raises $50M in Funding for Cloud-Based Security Platform http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-funding-and-finance/ciphercloud-raises-50m-funding-cloud-based-security-platform <div class="field-deck"> CipherCloud's portfolio aims to protect cloud applications such as Salesforce, Box </div> <div class="node-body article-body">CipherCloud has raised $50 million in funding to reinforce its positioning as a leader in cloud visibility and data protection space.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-funding-and-finance/ciphercloud-raises-50m-funding-cloud-based-security-platform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-funding-and-finance/ciphercloud-raises-50m-funding-cloud-based-security-platform#comments Cloud Computing Funding and Finance Wed, 19 Nov 2014 22:51:00 +0000 37561 at http://talkincloud.com <p>CipherCloud CMO Paige Leidig.</p> Study: Channel Companies Expand Engagement With Cloud-Based Solutions http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-research/study-channel-companies-expand-engagement-cloud-based-solutions <div class="field-deck"> CompTIA report warns channel partners that there's still more work to do with cloud </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A new CompTIA study shows that channel companies seem to be more accepting of cloud computing's role in the channel and the IT industry as a whole, but this doesn't mean there isn't more work to be done.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-research/study-channel-companies-expand-engagement-cloud-based-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-research/study-channel-companies-expand-engagement-cloud-based-solutions#comments Cloud Computing Research Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:00:00 +0000 37531 at http://talkincloud.com <p>(Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)</p> The Future of MSPs in a Cloud-Centric World, Part 2 http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/future-msps-cloud-centric-world-part-2 <div class="field-deck"> How MSPs can change the economics of their business models in five simple steps </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Here's how MSPs in five simple steps can change the economics of their business models to adjust for "channel eclipse."</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Aggregated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/future-msps-cloud-centric-world-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/future-msps-cloud-centric-world-part-2#comments Cloud Computing Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:40:00 +0000 37521 at http://talkincloud.com <p>MSPs should prepare for channel eclipse by reinventing themselves.</p> Exoprise Adds Monitoring Support for Box, OneDrive http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-management/exoprise-adds-monitoring-support-box-onedrive <div class="field-deck"> New sensors are available now to both existing customers and free trial subscribers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Exoprise is once again expanding the cloud services its application performance management and monitoring tool is capable of tracking and reporting on.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-management/exoprise-adds-monitoring-support-box-onedrive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-management/exoprise-adds-monitoring-support-box-onedrive#comments Cloud Companies Cloud Computing Cloud Computing Management Cloud Services Public Cloud SaaS (Software as a Service) Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:00:00 +0000 37511 at http://talkincloud.com <p>Patrick Carey, vice president of product management and marketing at Exoprise.</p> Google Adds Autoscaling to Compute Engine http://talkincloud.com/iaas/google-adds-autoscaling-compute-engine <div class="field-deck"> Google Compute Engine autoscaler was designed to respond to various metrics </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Google has added autoscaling features to its Google Compute. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/iaas/google-adds-autoscaling-compute-engine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/iaas/google-adds-autoscaling-compute-engine#comments Cloud Companies Cloud Computing Cloud Services IaaS Public Cloud Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:00:00 +0000 37501 at http://talkincloud.com <p>Google adds autoscaling to Compute Engine.</p> SysCloud Secures $2.5M in Funding to Accelerate Growth of Data Protection Suite for Google Apps http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-funding-and-finance/syscloud-secures-25m-funding-accelerate-growth-data-protection-s <div class="field-deck"> Company expects to leverage financing to expand sales and marketing efforts, and more </div> <div class="node-body article-body">SysCloud has raised $2.5 million in financing to expand sales and marketing efforts, scale current operations and accelerate development for continued product innovation.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-funding-and-finance/syscloud-secures-25m-funding-accelerate-growth-data-protection-s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-funding-and-finance/syscloud-secures-25m-funding-accelerate-growth-data-protection-s#comments Cloud Computing Funding and Finance Tue, 18 Nov 2014 20:06:00 +0000 37491 at http://talkincloud.com <p>SysCloud has plans to support all major clouds.</p> SAP Expands Certified Solutions on AWS http://talkincloud.com/cloud-companies/sap-expands-certified-solutions-aws <div class="field-deck"> Partners using AWS gain access to developer edition of additional SAP-certified solution </div> <div class="node-body article-body">SAP and Amazon Web Services have expanded on their existing partnership by enabling SMBs to leverage additional SAP-certified solutions on the AWS Cloud.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-companies/sap-expands-certified-solutions-aws" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-companies/sap-expands-certified-solutions-aws#comments Cloud Companies Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:00:00 +0000 37481 at http://talkincloud.com <p>SAP Business One, version for SAP HANA, can now be deployed on Amazon EC2 instances.</p> Report: Most Businesses Still Don't Trust Cloud Security http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-research/report-most-businesses-still-dont-trust-cloud-security <div class="field-byline"> Dan Kobialka </div> <div class="field-deck"> Survey respondents cite increased productivity as top reason for cloud migrations </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A new Insight Enterprises study of IT leaders revealed that many businesses and organizations want to leverage the cloud, but most still lack trust in cloud security.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Aggregated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-research/report-most-businesses-still-dont-trust-cloud-security" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-research/report-most-businesses-still-dont-trust-cloud-security#comments Cloud Computing Cloud Computing Research Talkin' Cloud Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:00:00 +0000 37471 at http://talkincloud.com <p>(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)</p> The Future of MSPs in a Cloud-Centric World, Part 1 http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/future-msps-cloud-centric-world-part-1 <div class="field-deck"> MSPs must change the economics of their businesses to prepare for 'channel eclipse' </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The first step to preparing for "channel eclipse" is accepting that there's an issue. Larger cloud services providers gave insight on this many moons ago. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/future-msps-cloud-centric-world-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/future-msps-cloud-centric-world-part-1#comments Cloud Computing Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:00:00 +0000 37461 at http://talkincloud.com <p>(Photo by NASA/JPL-Caltech/T. Pyle via Getty Images)</p> Amazon Launches Compute-Intensive C4 EC2 Instances http://talkincloud.com/iaas/amazon-launches-compute-intensive-c4-ec2-instances <div class="field-deck"> The tech giant has not yet announced when the C4 instance will be generally available </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Amazon Web Services has unveiled a new compute-intensive instance type on Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2).</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/iaas/amazon-launches-compute-intensive-c4-ec2-instances" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/iaas/amazon-launches-compute-intensive-c4-ec2-instances#comments Cloud Companies Cloud Computing Cloud Services IaaS Public Cloud Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:00:00 +0000 37451 at http://talkincloud.com <p>Jeff Barr, chief evangelist for Amazon Web Services.</p> US Court Issues Restraining Order Against Bitcasa http://talkincloud.com/cloud-storage/us-court-issues-restraining-order-against-bitcasa <div class="field-deck"> Upset customers find judge to issue a temporary restraining order against Bitcasa </div> <div class="node-body article-body">By ending its Infinite cloud storage service plan, Bitcasa has opened itself up to a class action lawsuit, which has encouraged the U.S. District Court in Northern California to issue a temporary restraining order.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-storage/us-court-issues-restraining-order-against-bitcasa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-storage/us-court-issues-restraining-order-against-bitcasa#comments Cloud Companies Cloud Computing Cloud Services Cloud Storage Public Cloud Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:00:00 +0000 37441 at http://talkincloud.com <p>Bitcasa has opened itself up to a class action lawsuit.</p> Study: 88 Percent of IT Admins Admit to Losing Customer Data http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-research/study-88-percent-it-admins-admit-losing-customer-data <div class="field-deck"> Survey respondents say half the data in the universe will live in the cloud in five years </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A new study reveals that IT professionals could do a better job of backing up customer data. Here are the details. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-research/study-88-percent-it-admins-admit-losing-customer-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-research/study-88-percent-it-admins-admit-losing-customer-data#comments Cloud Computing Research Mon, 17 Nov 2014 22:00:00 +0000 37431 at http://talkincloud.com <p>(Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)</p> Trailblazing the Way to a Software-Defined World http://talkincloud.com/blog/trailblazing-way-software-defined-world <div class="node-body blog-body">The recent Forrester report, "Key I&O Technology Trends To Watch In 2014," states, “To meet ever rising customer expectations, organizations must ensure that their technology infrastructure is clearly aligned to business strategy.” The same Forrester report highlights how the software-defined data center (SDDC) will affect enterprises and cloud service providers: “To accelerate business growth, infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals must understand and ultimately master four key I&O-related trends,</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/talkin-cloud-blog">Talkin Cloud Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/blog/trailblazing-way-software-defined-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/blog/trailblazing-way-software-defined-world#comments Guest Bloggers I&O infrastructure & operations SDDC SDN software-defined software-defined data center virtual private clouds Talkin Cloud Blog Mon, 17 Nov 2014 21:00:00 +0000 37321 at http://talkincloud.com How to Keep Millennials in Your Cloud Computing Company http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-research/how-keep-millennials-your-cloud-computing-company <div class="field-deck"> Retain millennials with state-of-the-art training and career advancement opportunities </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Now that you've found Gen Y workers for your organizations, you must learn how to retain them. Here's how you can keep millennials in your organization. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-research/how-keep-millennials-your-cloud-computing-company" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-research/how-keep-millennials-your-cloud-computing-company#comments Cloud Computing Research Mon, 17 Nov 2014 13:00:00 +0000 37421 at http://talkincloud.com <p>(Photo by Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images)</p> GridVision Unveils IT Automation, Managment SaaS Offering http://talkincloud.com/saas-software-service/111714/gridvision-unveils-it-automation-managment-saas-offering <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Automation-as-a-service provider GridVision announced the general availability of its new multi-tenant automation and IT management software-as-a-service (SaaS) offering.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/saas-software-service/111714/gridvision-unveils-it-automation-managment-saas-offering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/saas-software-service/111714/gridvision-unveils-it-automation-managment-saas-offering#comments Cloud Companies Cloud Computing Cloud Computing Management Cloud Services Public Cloud SaaS (Software as a Service) Mon, 17 Nov 2014 12:00:00 +0000 37411 at http://talkincloud.com <p>Christian Ehrenthal, co-founder and CEO of GridVision</p> Amazon Introduces EC2 Container, Lambda Services http://talkincloud.com/iaas/111714/amazon-introduces-ec2-container-lambda-services <div class="node-body article-body"><p>With all the talk about containerization in the cloud, it was only a matter of time before Amazon Web Services launched its own flavor of a container service. At AWS re:Invent, the public cloud infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) provider unveiled the Amazon EC2 Container Service, which is now available in preview to select customers.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/iaas/111714/amazon-introduces-ec2-container-lambda-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/iaas/111714/amazon-introduces-ec2-container-lambda-services#comments Cloud Companies Cloud Computing Cloud Computing Management Cloud Services Cloud Software Developers and ISVs IaaS Public Cloud Mon, 17 Nov 2014 12:00:00 +0000 37401 at http://talkincloud.com <p>Marco Argenti, vice president of Mobile at Amazon Web Services</p>